This young man has Asperger's Syndrome and has left an abusive relationship. As he is now on his own, his benefits have been cut and he is struggling to pay rent, and outstanding bills and debt. He has been living off Foodbank and needs to stock up his kitchen cupboard with fresh fruit and food. He is anxious to get everything back in order as he cannot cope well with change and is trying so hard day by day. He has frequent visits to his surgery which involves travel expenses.
M is caring for a mother & baby that Social Services have placed with her. She feels that the mother has issues with parenting & relationships & needs to develop a sense of confidence in herself to keep herself from risky relationships, & exposing her baby to potentially dangerous situations. She'd like to arrange for the mother to have some counselling sessions helping with these issues & enabling her to take the next steps in caring for her baby. Social services don't cover this cost.
L suffers from osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. He was working regularly until 5 years ago when, as a result of a serious road accident, he was forced to give up work. Debts started to mount and he became homeless. He now has a starter tenancy and hopes to make a fresh start by clearing his debts. He asks for £90 for a Debt Relief Order.
young woman with a medical condition in need of a cooker to help her as she is now in her own accommodation from social housing instead of private rent
"J" is a young manwho has Asperger's Syndrome. He has left an abusive relationship, taking on some of his ex partners debts. As he is on his own, his benefits have been reviewed and cut back meaning he can only pay for rent and paying towards the debt. He has outstanding bills to pay. Because of his condition he finds this new experience extremely difficult to understand as he cannot cope well with change. He is very anxious and fearful for his future
Single young man with "Williams Syndrome" starting out on his own for the first time and is in social housing. He needs a washing machine and fridge/freezer as there are no appliances there. He is on Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance and so has no extra money to pay for these things. He is looking forward to making himself a real home to call his own.